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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE ROYAL EXCHANGE

List entry Number: 1200826

Location

1-17, OLD BANK STREET
1-19, ROYAL EXCHANGE ARCADE
4-20, ROYAL EXCHANGE ARCADE
FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE, 1-7, ST ANNS SQUARE
FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE, 2-20, CROSS STREET
FORMER ROYAL EXCHANGE, 2-20, MARKET STREET
ROYAL EXCHANGE, 1-13, EXCHANGE STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
ManchesterMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388116

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8398SE EXCHANGE STREET 698-1/27/124 (East side) 03/10/74 Nos.1 TO 13 (Odd) Royal Exchange

GV II

Includes: Nos.4 TO 20 ROYAL EXCHANGE ARCADE. Includes: Nos.1 TO 19 ROYAL EXCHANGE ARCADE. Includes: Nos.1 TO 17 OLD BANK STREET. Includes: Nos.1 TO 7 Former Royal Exchange ST ANN'S SQUARE. Includes: Nos.2 TO 20 Former Royal Exchange MARKET STREET. Includes: Nos.2 TO 20 Former Royal Exchange CROSS STREET. Commercial exchange, now shops, theatre, etc. Rebuilt and enlarged (for the 4th time on this site) in 1914-21, by Bradshaw, Gass and Hope. Portland stone, slate roof with 3 glazed domes. Very large approximately rectangular plan on island site penetrated by east-west arcade at ground floor and enclosing central atrium at 1st floor. Classical style. Four storeys with 2 attic storeys; ground floor treated as rustic, with channelled rusticated piers, giant Corinthian order to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors with massive entablature and modillioned cornice; 1st attic storey with cornice and balustraded parapet, 2nd attic storey in mansard roof, Baroque turret at north-west corner, domes over other corners. Giant round-headed entrance arch in west side with wide steps up; 1st and 2nd floor windows set in giant round-headed arches; mullioned windows to 3rd floor and 1st attic storey. Interior: very impressive trading hall (now containing modular theatre).

Listing NGR: SJ8384398442

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National Grid Reference: SJ 83843 98442

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